Tesla Autopilot problems under federal investigation due deadly crashes

Tesla’s autopilot system is under investigation by the U.S. government after reports of numerous collisions involving parked emergency vehicles and crashes into crossing semi-trucks. The federal government opened a formal investigation into the Tesla Autopilot partially-automated driving system. The Tesla Autopilot federal investigation covers 765,000 vehicles. This includes almost everything that Tesla ever sold in the United States since the … Read More

Tesla Recalls 53,000 Model S and Model X Vehicles for Parking Brake Issue

Parking Brake Recall for Tesla Model X Electric Vehicles Tesla Inc., is recalling 53,000 vehicles due to a potential issue with the parking brake. Specifically, the Palo Alto, California-based EV manufacturer reports that the parking brake on certain Model S and Model X vehicles may get stuck in the “on position” due to a small gear that holds and operates the … Read More

Tesla Model S Performs Great, but are they Reliable or a Lemon?

Sure every rose has its thorn. Just ask Tesla Model S owners who say the electric car has great performance, but it’s not reliable. “This car has all the looks, but may not have the guts to back it up long term,” said Lemon Law Attorney James Johnson. The luxury plug-in car, the Palo Alto-based automaker’s first built with completely … Read More

Tesla Motors Recalls Model X SUV for 3rd Row Seat Problems

PALO ALTO, California (April 13, 2016) — Some 2,700 Model X SUVs have been recalled by electric car manufacturer Tesla Motors Inc. due to a problem with the vehicles’ third-row seats potentially coming loose in a collision. Related: Tesla recalls 53,000 Model X and Model S vehicles for parking brake issue. The recall was issued to fix the back row … Read More

Tesla Motors Launches Model X Amid Possibility of Takata Air Bag Recall

FREMONT, California (September 29, 2015) —  In the same week that Tesla Motors launches its newest electric crossover car the Model X at its Fremont headquarters, the Tesla brand has also been identified as one of seven car makers using Takata air bags that could be potentially defective and subjected to recall. The  National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) has … Read More